WAC 232-30-550: Other uses of falconry raptors

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=232-30-550
Published: 2015

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WAC 232-30-550

Other uses of falconry raptors.

(1) Falconry raptors may be used in photography, filming, or other such uses to make movies or other sources of information on the practice of falconry or on the biology, ecological roles, and conservation needs of raptors and other migratory birds, although a falconer may not be paid for doing so.
(2) A falconer may not use falconry raptors to make movies, commercials, or in other commercial ventures that are not related to falconry.
(3) Falconry raptors may not be used for commercial entertainment; for advertisements; as a representation of any business, company, corporation, or other organization; or for promotion or endorsement of any products, merchandise, goods, services, meetings, or fairs, with the following exceptions:
(a) A falconry raptor may be used to promote or endorse a nonprofit falconry organization or association.
(b) A falconry raptor may be used to promote or endorse products or endeavors related to falconry including, but not limited to, items such as hoods, telemetry equipment, giant hoods, perches, materials for raptor facilities, falconry training and education materials, and scientific research and publication.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, 77.12.047, 77.12.210, and C.F.R. Title 50, Part 21, Subpart C, Section 21.29; Migratory Bird Treaty Act. WSR 10-18-012 (Order 10-214), § 232-30-550, filed 8/20/10, effective 9/20/10.]